N.S. reports 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

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Nova Scotia reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. (Luke Dray/Getty Images/File - image credit)
Nova Scotia reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. (Luke Dray/Getty Images/File - image credit)

Nova Scotia reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of known active cases down to 234.

Seventeen of the new cases are in the central zone, four are in the eastern zone, three are in the northern zone and one is in the western zone.

There are 15 people in hospital with COVID-19, including four in intensive care.

The province announced Friday it will close Duc d'Anville Elementary in Halifax next week to contain the spread of COVID-19 at the school, where 14 cases have been discovered. Students will learn from home next week and will require a negative COVID-19 test before they return on Oct. 18.

Two schools were notified of exposures on Thursday. A full list of schools that have had cases can be found here.

As of Friday, 75.9 per cent of Nova Scotians are fully vaccinated.

Labs in the province processed 3,740 tests on Thursday.

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